American Swing Poster

Release Date: March 27th, 2009

DVD Release Date: April 14th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
In 1970s New York, clothing-optional nightclub Plato's Retreat becomes a haven for swingers and individuals who cared to indulge in public sexual excess.

Director: Jon Hart, Matthew Kaufman

Genres: Documentary

Distributors: Magnolia Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Directors Jon Hart and Matthew Kaufman don’t delve deeply enough into the psyche of club founder Larry Levenson or the culture he exploited. But they do present an entertaining snapshot of his brief reign as New York’s self-appointed King of Swing. show more

  • Doesn't have a particularly well-defined point of view, but it is a succinct, entertaining and valuable record of a time that in some ways now seems as remote as the Roaring '20s. show more

  • Often engrossing and humorous. show more

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